NTSB Identification: DEN74AD002
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30B, registration: N7973Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1875  73/7/20  NR.AURORA,COLO        PIPER PA-30B        CR-  2  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0054                    N7973Y              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 22, 1600 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            200 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DENVER,COLO                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIRAL                                            LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      360
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           11                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LOST CTL DURING NITE IFR ILS APCH. CRASHED 1.3 MI SHORT OF OUTER MARKER.BOTH SEAT BELTS UNFASTENED

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